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WETA
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news america." >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? ws "bbc world news d rl america." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. the scam which brought down the c.i.a. director spread further. now it is the actions of the top u.s. commander in afghanistan called into question. failing its mandate, the bbc gains access into an internal report showing the united nations failed to protect civilians in sri lanka. >> they left actually at the moment the population needed them more than ever. the government wanted them out of the way essentially because they didn't want anyone to see what was happening. >> running the world in just a week. a marathon man
PBS
Nov 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. the scam which brought down the c.i.a. director spread further. now it is the actions of the top u.s. commander in afghanistan called into question. failing its mandate, the bbc gains access into an internal report showing the united nations failed to protect civilians in sri lanka. >> they left actually at the moment the population needed them more than ever. the government wanted them out of the way essentially because they didn't want anyone to see what was happening. >> running the world in just a week. a marathon man on a mission that boo leave most of us in the dust. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. bizarre. it is the only way to describe the scandal that has already claimed the job of the c.i.a. director and now has america's top commander in afghanistan under investigation. both are strange enough, but how do you explain the addition of a shirtless f.b.i. agent and 30,000 e-mails. here is the latest. >> it is a washington drama with a st
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
corporations. what can we do for you? >> this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. i'm kathy kay. armed with new job numbers and old attack lines, the two candidates for president begin their final pitches. the new york marathon cancelled amid suffering after sandy. residents of staten island say they've been forgotten. >> this is new york city, the financial capital of the world. putting right what's happened here is going to take many months and maybe longer. >> and getting ready for new leaders in china. tonight we continue our series of special reports on the challenges they'll face. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. with just four days to go before the u.s. presidential election, a new jobs report is fueling arguments on the campaign trail. it seems to have something for everyone. president obama is time-outing that more jobs were -- touting that more jobs have been created than were expected. romney says the overall elm ploit rate is actually up. now startshe weekend blitz and the bbc's adam brooks has been w
WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> welcome to "gmt." george alagiah live from beijing. the handover of power in the world's most populous country has begun. out the when president hu jintao says -- threatened by inequality and corruption. >> if we fail to hand the corruption it could be fatal to the party and cause the fall of the state. >> i am david eades in london. also today -- barack obama back on familiar territory after his election triumph, but staring over a cliff with the countries finances. king of the road -- wiggins, toward france champion, knocked off of his bike. >> welcome to beijing where the process of installing the man
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> a video posted on the internet shows serious trouble fighters saw some early executing what appears to be government soldiers. job figures are out in the u.s. today at the battle for the white house goes to ohio and wisconsin. dozens of young men have been shocked by the military in northeastern nigeria. welcome to bbc world news. also, the world bank says burma and will get its first development plan. and, tackling the energy question. human rights groups have condemned a video posted on the internet which appears to show syrian rebels of executing captured government soldiers. amnesty inter
WHUT
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> pressure mounts on burma's government to end ethnic violence as president obama prepares for a first visit to the country. we have a special report from rakhine, where tens of thousands of muslims have been forced to flee from continued fighting. >> all the evidence we've heard paints a picture of a planned organized attack, in which security forces, at best, did nothing, and at worst, took part. >> welcome to "g.m.t." also in the program -- a new leader for the anglican church, former oil executive turned bishop, justin welby. he'll try to unify anglicans worldwide. as pakistan's schoolgirl recovers from
WHUT
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. ♪ >> bbc news, live from washington, d.c., the headlines this hour -- barack obama has won a second term as president of united states. he promised the next four years will be better than the last. >> our road has been hard, our journey has been long, and we are kicking ourselves up and fighting our way back. we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. [applause] >> his challenger, mitt romney, but -- conceded defeat. many of the key battleground states went to the democrats. >> i just called the president to congratulate him on his victory. his supporters in the c
WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> no letup in the violence continued in gaza and southern israel. the egyptian prime minister visits gaza. he described the attacks as a disaster and called for immediate international intervention. >> i am the prime minister, talking to you from the hospital so everyone can show there's a need to halt this immediately . >> welcome to gmt. i am david eades. coming up in the program, jaiels led for up to 24 years for crimes and acquitted. two croatian generals are walking free. and the brutal life as a slave in modern russia. >> the shop owner between a lot and hit me once nonstop for hours and
WHUT
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> china debates over what to leaders will guide the country through the next decade. they will be unveiled in a few days but delegates of the chinese communist party congress admit they have no clear idea of who they think it will be. >> with the world's attention focused on the very top of the chinese leadership meeting here in beijing, we will be asking what life is like at the bottom. meeting card-carrying members of the communist party. >> welcome to "gmt." also on the program -- syrian were plans bomb a rebel-held town on the turkish border, killing six. floods in venice -- heavy rain and wind it wreak
WHUT
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> america decides. after an 18-month campaign, americans go to the poles. go to the polls. this is scene live from columbus, ohio. for governor mitt romney, the campaigning continues in two key battleground states. >> president obama promised change. but he couldn't deliver it. i promised change and i have a record of achieving it. >> and planning to play basketball and have a family dinner having issued his final rallying call. >> our work is not done. our fight for change goes on. because we know this nation cannot succeed. >> hello and welcome to gmt. i'm tim wilcox. also coming up in the program, more o
PBS
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." i am katty kay. an assault as engines rise between syria and israel. it is a fortress like no other. how did one intruder slipped past security to get his hands on the keys to the tower of london? on publice to our viewers television and around the globe. the conflict in syria has widened with israel saying it will respond with severity if any more mortars landed in the heights. this has happened twice and wise israel has responded. today with direct hits on syrian units. the violence comes at the same time as the arab league has recognized the newly
WHUT
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is "bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world >> and now, "bbc world news. >> the last day of campaigning and america divided. as it prepares for a photo finish result. last minute fran i think campaigning, both candidates head for ohio. the battleground state that could decide who will be the next president. hello and welcome. also coming up in the program, following hard on the heels of the u.s. results, a change in the top in china. what will this mean for the rest of the world? and terrible facts of life for one 15-year-old pakistani girl killed acid by her parents for looking at a boy. hello, it is midday here in london, 6:00 in the morning i
PBS
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
whether it was malicious or accidental. bbc news, berlin. >> you are watching bbc world news america. still to come, breaking down barriers. we show you how science is bringing together some very unlikely law partners. -- lab partners put in the spanish region of catalonia, separatists want to have a separate election. nbc -- the bbc's tom burch reports. >> the debate quickly focused on whether this region should or could break away from the rest of spain. even though mr. mattes was punished at the polls, possibly for implementing plosser -- austerity measures here, his quest for independence is still alive. because other pro-independent party picked up more votes. but the headlines in spain today have not been flattering. it is a setback for him and he will have to rethink. >> mr. batts to me that although the catalog president is -- catalan president is disappointed, he will continue. he might go with a -- a pro- independence parti house to be possible. another source says there is another route -- no other alternative. >> the party might share his desire for a new, independent cat
WHUT
Nov 14, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> you are watching "bbc world news." the chinese communist party congress has ended. after days of closed door deals, the ruling elite gives messages on its new leadership. expected to be formally named as china's new leader for the next 24 hours. we speak exclusively to a dissident artist in china, who warns of a bleak future unless the government allows for fair trials and freedom of expression. >> this net -- if they do not allow that to happen, this nation is at a dead end. >> here in london, these of the headlines. a day of mass crop -- protests across europe, demonstrators say that enough is enough. a
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise in a tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news america. >> this is bbc world news america. aseral patras' steps down the cia director after admitting to an extramarital affair, sending shock waves through washington. and on the political front, it is back to business. can the parties to strike a deal to reverse the looming economic difficulties? a new teen-age magician in town is making quite a market in south africa. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. it was a rather unexpected resignation. a short time ago, general david is stepping down as cia director. president obama accepted the resignation of th
WHUT
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
>> this is bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> president obama on the comfort trail in new jersey, a state devastated by the storm. >> we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you've rebuilt. >> a huge explosion kills at least 22 people in the saudi arabian capital after a fuel tanker crashes. the trial begins of the whistle-blowing greek journalist charged after trying to expose wealthy tax avoiders. he tells us why he acted. >> the government has lied and have made a mockery of the greek people with this list. they were obliged to pass it to parliament or to the justice
WETA
Nov 8, 2012 6:00pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. offering specialized solutions in capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offered tailored solutions for small businesses and big corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. and reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. as china a point new leaders, will pay heed a warning to crack down on corruption president assad vows to live and die in syria, striking a violent note as the violence continues. and born into indian royalty, she risker le behind enemy lines during world war ii. today she is finally honored for sacrifice. >> welcome to our viewers on public television and also around the globe and. tonight, the princess is installing the menu are going
PBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00pm PST
>> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america. and reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. as china a point new leaders, will pay heed a warning to crack down on corruption president assad vows to live and die in syria, striking a violent note as the violence continues. and born into indian royalty, she risk her life behind enemy lines during world war ii. today she is finally honored for sacrifice. >> welcome to our viewers on public television and also around the globe and. tonight, the princess is installing the menu are going to leave china -- the process to install the men who are going to lead and china is under way. the outgoing china -- the outgoing president told them the correction is so-called -- so bad in china it could threaten leadership of the state. >> two days after america elected its president, china has begun the process of anointing its next leader. but no election here, instead, 2000 communist party delegates, including many from the army gathered for their progress. .hina's 1.3 billion people the communist party has reform in china, but no
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." sandy has gone. new york tries to get back to life. >> this is crazy. it has taken me 45 minutes just to get right there from third street. i have never seen traffic like this in my life. >> on the campaign trail, though, it is full speed ahead. with five days ago, the campaign -- the campaigners are covering the country in search of every vote. and new wealth is opening a great divide for the next generation of leaders. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. three days after super storm sandy hit the eastern united states, the death toll has climbed to more than 80. 4 million homes and businesses are still without power. slowly, though, new york is trying to come back to life. some subways are rolling again, but getting around by car takes forever. the bbc took to the streets. >> taxi delays greeted commuters this morning at the river crossings. it was the journey from hell. this was the bus queue in brookline -- in brooklyn. spare a thoug
PBS
Nov 16, 2012 5:30pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and "bbc world news america." >>> this is "bbc world news america." taking to the fight to the heart of israel. set to receive britain's backing, syriana's new opposition leaders have talks in london. and the unmistakable sound of led zeppelin. we talked to jimmy page about their special honor in the u.s. >>> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. we begin with dramatic developments in the middle east. palestinian militants have fired a rocket all the way to jerusalem for the first time in decades. they have also targeted tel aviv. israel has risen but by calling up reserve troops and
PBS
Nov 9, 2012 4:00pm PST
>> and now, bbc world news america. >> this is bbc world news america. aseral patras' steps down the cia director after admitting to an extramarital affair, sending shock waves through washington. and on the political front, it is back to business. can the parties to strike a deal to reverse the looming economic difficulties? a new teen-age magician in town is making quite a market in south africa. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. it was a rather unexpected resignation. a short time ago, general david is stepping down as cia director. president obama accepted the resignation of the retired four- star general. he praised his outstanding service. michael, how much of a shock was this? >> it was pretty much a surprise, the general, as far as i know, was very well-thought of at the agency. certainly a defender of the agency and several weeks ago, he made it very clear after the attack that no one at the agency prevented assistance going to the man going under attack. it was the white house -- >> the resignation comes just ahead of hearing a
PBS
Nov 12, 2012 4:00pm PST
world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." i am katty kay. an assault as engines rise between syria and israel. it is a fortress like no other. how did one intruder slipped past security to get his hands on the keys to the tower of london? on publice to our viewers television and around the globe. the conflict in syria has widened with israel saying it will respond with severity if any more mortars landed in the heights. this has happened twice and wise israel has responded. today with direct hits on syrian units. the violence comes at the same time as the arab league has recognized the newly formed syrian opposition bloc as legitimate. on the ground, aircraft co. continued their bombardment. >> the war is brought perilously close to the turkish border. one of the bombs brought by syrian air force jets exploded barely 10 meters from the frontier, shattering windows and the turkish side. activists had several people were killed in the bombing. government forces try to recapture the town that fell to the rebels last week. the hostilities that more refugees streaming
WETA
Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategi and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small teo oratjo corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is a special edition of bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. president obama joins campaign workers to dial up support in the final hours. >> we feel we have the votes to win. >> his rival, mitt romney is off to the polls, and then bet -- back to the campaign trail for one final push. >> we are going to steer this countryonk onon to a course that will help the american people have a brighter future. >> and taking a spin back in time, tonight, we will show you how the competitors have stacked up over the years. welcome to our v
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is "bbc world news. funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> the american general and their women woes. a scandal among the u.s. top brass claims a second scamp amid growing concerns of a security breach. first, the c.i.a. boss general petraeus quits over an affair. now, john allen, email ex changes connected to the scandal. >> also in the program, we report from golden heights where tension is rising after israel and syria exchange fire across their border. in china, it's all change at the top. we have a special report on how the next generation is determined to tread its own path. >> i would like to be a software engineer. >> so you don't want to do t
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm EDT
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their expertise in global finance to guide you through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." sandy has gone. new york tries to get back to life. >> this is crazy. it has taken me 45 minutes just to get right there from third street. i have never seen traffic like this in my life. >> on the campaign trail, though, it is full speed ahead. with five days ago, the campaign -- the campaigners are covering the country in search of every vote. and new wealth is opening a great divide for the next generation of leaders. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. three d
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
called for a new regulatory body to police the press. the bbc reports. >> it is the most comprehensive study of the british press ever cared goucher based on mesut -- the testimony of hundreds of witnesses, many of whom -- of the british press ever. based on the testimony of hundreds of witnesses. with its power and influence can responsibilities. unfortunately -- >> on too many occasions, those responsibilities, along with the code of conduct, which the press wrote and promoted, have simply been ignored. this has damaged the public interest, caused real hardship, and on occasion, read havoc -- reached havoc on the lives of innocent people. >> the judge said the press had failed to hold itself accountable. it was time then for a genuinely independent system of self regulation. >> the press needs to establish a new regulatory body, which is truly independent of industry leaders, and of government, and politicians. it must promote higher standards of journalism and protect both the public interest and the rights and liberties of individuals. >> the system, lord justice levenson has suppo
PBS
Nov 6, 2012 4:00pm PST
? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is a special edition of bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm kathy kaye. president obama joins campaign workers to dial up support in the final hours. >> we feel we have the votes to win. >> his rival, mitt romney is off to the polls, and then bet -- back to the campaign trail for one final push. >> we are going to steer this country back on to a course that will help the american people have a brighter future. >> and taking a spin back in time, tonight, we will show you how the competitors have stacked up over the years. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere are around the globe. election day is finally here and across the huge country, people are finally casting their ballots. today, neither candidate was taking any chances, mounted a last-minute effort to get us support at the polls. -- to get the best support at the polls. >> this is america, a democracy. this is what it is all about. >> will he stay in power for another four years or be rejected after one term? the president is checking to mak
WHUT
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
>> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers use their work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc world news. >> a new leader for a new era. china's next president takes center stage. xi jinping wil preside over a fifth of the world's population. >> friends of the media, china at needs to know more about the world, and the world needs to understand better about china. >> we talk to china's richest man who rose from poverty to the top of the billionaire's elite table. now he is warning about inequality. >> this wealth that has become a huge problem. >> today's other headlines. violence escalated in gaza after hamas rockets killed israelis across the border. egypt warns the situation could escalat
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
>> this is bbc world news america. reporting from washington, i'm laura trevelyan. a cease-fire between israel and hamas, bringing an end to eight days of fighting. the will it last? >> the people of this region deserve to live fear -- fogh -- to live free from fear and violence. this is a step in the right direction. >> and his sound has made him a superstar in italy. now this musician is out to make his mark. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. just a few hours ago, a cease- fire to end the fighting between israeli military forces and hamas militants. it came after hours of diplomacy involving the u.n. secretary general and the secretary general -- and the u.s. secretary of state. from gaza, jeremy bowen reports. a warning, you might find some of these images distressing. >> because i came back to life after the cease-fire began. -- gaza came back to life after the cease-fire began. coming to another israeli bombing campaign felt like another victory. this was the hamas interior ministry. governing with or without a cease-fire will be h
PBS
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
>> this is bbc world news america. israeli airstrikes pushed the death toll in gaza above 100. the diplomatic pressure to reach a cease-fire amounts. >> what makes the crisis difficult and dangerous is it is happening in a region more unstable than at any time since the 1960's. >> history in the making. barack obama becomes the first u.s. president [indiscernible] pressing for reforms. >> you will not believe the scientific advance that has this dog back on his feet. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. the u.n. secretary-general is among those calling for an immediate end to the violence in gaza. his words come as more than 100 have been killed in the past week of fighting. the majority of them palestinians. palestinian militants have continued firing weapons into israel. in cairo, discussions are ongoing about cease-fire. jeremy our coverage from gaza. >> good morning, gaza. this was the wake-up call sent in by israel. growing up in gaza is not easy. not far away, is the rubble left by the israeli strike on sunday that killed 10 members of
PBS
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
>>> this is "bbc world news america." taking to the fight to the heart of israel. set to receive britain's backing, syriana's new opposition leaders have talks in london. and the unmistakable sound of led zeppelin. we talked to jimmy page about their special honor in the u.s. >>> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. we begin with dramatic developments in the middle east. palestinian militants have fired a rocket all the way to jerusalem for the first time in decades. they have also targeted tel aviv. israel has risen but by calling up reserve troops and stepping up its bombardment of gaza. in a moment, a report from the gaza strip were there more civilian casualties today. first, we have this report from tel aviv. >> today, and the heart of israel, sirens scream for people to take cover from rocket fire. the past 24 hours have come as quite a shock. even for the million israelis living close to gaza, fear is part of their daily lives, the mortar and rocket fire have increased dramatically. one young couple went out to look at the rocket dam
NBC
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
emerged the bbc was investigating the same story but abruptly stopped it, prompting new allegations against bbc management of a cover-up. then things went from bad to worse when last week the same bbc investigative program news night aired a segment alleging at least one top politician from the margaret thatcher era was also being accused of abusing children. the bbc didn't name him but when it surfaced on the internet the alleged victim realized he accused the wrong man and retracted part of the story. bbc news night also apologized. >> tonight this program apologizes. >> reporter: this has stunned the british public. >> we are into new territory where i don't think people know what to believe anymore. >> reporter: the bbc's prior director general mark thompson is scheduled to become the chief executive of the new york times starting monday. he maintains he did not know at the time what the bbc's investigation into jimmy savell was about. lester? >> michelle kosinski in london. thank you. >>> when we come back, the race to save the animals when the superstorm came ashore. >>> we ar
PBS
Nov 5, 2012 5:30pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu, newman's own foundation, and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> we are reporting from washington. one day to go, three states to visit. president obama uses the final hours to campaign for every vote he can. >> after all we've been through together, we can't give up now. because we've got more change to do. >> his rival, mitt romney, traveled to four states to make his final pitch for a change in the white house. >> you hoped that president obama would live up to his promise to bring people together and to solve problem. he hasn't. i will. >> and if you live here, the election is secondary. a week after sandy blew through in new york neighborhood,
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
>> this is "bbc world news Ñ#camerica." still searching for a cease- fire. as the violence continues between israelv'!ó+&t)uee,+d0, diplomats intensify their efforts. rebel forces in the democratic republic of congo fuel fears of a civil war. soçfxcla new study suggests t not be alone in hitting the midlife crisis. on public television and america and throughout the globe. in overdrivets art to end the ve between hamas and israel. the egyptian president is vzleading thek&a=ñduií6whÑc.é (. he hopes there will be results. hillary clinton in jerusalem. attacks have2g0y1e continued ao cease-fire has been announced. >> in/+úw5!h&ajm) gaza, israel'y dipbrqì(lc@&c+ talked. hamas was-óz:."!qmhh8 ing, t zero.all civilians were r cover. gaza after another israeli strike. while thisçkk÷ibñ was going ons and israel claimed to be ready for a truce as long it was kind that could both present as a victory. "tw1÷in the alertsoundedojpjd,b, they s 15 seconds to+>tbl-t,wr"uxjet te shelters before an impact. the residents are skeptical about cease-fires because they have
PBS
Nov 22, 2012 4:00pm PST
bbc world news america. bringing up the slack, a special report from hong kong about the reach of the chinese authority. several british have been injured, reporters and the city ahead of the match, drinking when about 30 men smashed and and attacked them with knives. the italian police are confirming the identity of the attackers, denying that their fans are responsible for the attack. they have this report from rome. >> wreckage everywhere, blood on the wall. a moment of overwhelming violence, it seems to be targeting fans that are drinking here. the group of men that appeared outside the tub outside of 1:00 in the morning, their faces were covered. the owner says that what follows was a carefully planned attack on supporters inside. >> they threw everything at them, cobblestones, pieces of belt. >> they smashed the glass and stormed into the bar here. fans were outnumbered. they tried to hide, and it was hopeless. >> one of the supporters is in this hospital, seriously ill. their fans are struggling to take and what happened. >> it is obviously known to be in a notorious for englis
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 4:00pm PST
. thank you for joining me. you are watching bbc news. fighting drugs in sports. the man leading the charge tells us a dreadful message is being sent. the controversial press conference in football is nothing new but this story is different. he is coming under fire for speaking in a french accent after a match. was he actually doing it? >> joey barton, a footballer skillful and sinful. he moved to marseille and swapped his liverpool accent for an odd flangais? >> [french accent] do you remember the person who finished second in the olympics? >> it might remind you of something. rather than laugh, perhaps we should applaud. an expert believes apart and is trying to adapt. >> i think he is an and french environment, surrounded by journalists. they are asking questions in english. he is trying to fit in. i think it is natural. some people will do it, some people will not. >> it has happened before. here is his manager doing patch. >> i knew when i came here, i thought maybe one of them would drop, and it is arsenal. >> meanwhile, which is between languages, never mind that sense, what d
Comedy Central
Nov 15, 2012 10:00am PST
?" (laughter) then when they finally investigated, the bbc news found out-- only a half century too late-- it (bleep) canned its own report on the sex offender and aired a tribute to him instead. (audience reacts) this is rock bottom, right? please tell me this does not get worse. >> things got even worse when the bbc's flagship program "news night" aired a story wrongly implicating a former politician of sexual abuse at a children's home. >> jon: holy (bleep). (laughter) although, on the bright side, at least someone got accused of pedophilia, right? (laughter) not the right buy but baby steps. i've got to say all that this makes murdoch phone tapping look almost quaint. there's not many times we get to look down on britain and feel superior, which is why it is so satisfying when we can. unfortunately for us we are separated by an ocean from the cbs' sordid, disgustings me. >> and the reason this is important for the united states right now lies an interesting story is the director general of bbc 50 days ago -- former director general, mark thompson will now next week take over as the h
Comedy Central
Nov 15, 2012 1:00am PST
against the bbc of a coverup. >> the bbc axed this damning report from its news night program instead airing a growing tribute to jimmy savile the day after christmas. (audience reacts). >> jon: (laughs) the audience tonight is like a living emoticon. (laughter) let me recap this for a second. huh? a top bbc employee systematically abused children for decades with no one in the entire company at any point going "hey, what's all this then?" (laughter) then when they finally investigated, the bbc news found out-- only a half century too late-- it (bleep) canned its own report on the sex offender and aired a tribute to him instead. (audience reacts) this is rock bottom, right? please tell me this does not get worse. >> things got even worse when the bbc's flagship program "news night" aired a story wrongly implicating a former politician of sexual abuse at a children's home. >> jon: holy (bleep). (laughter) although, on the bright side, at least someone got accused of pedophilia, right? (laughter) not the right buy but baby steps. i've got to say all that this makes murdoch phone
PBS
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm EST
>> this is "bbc world news america." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbcworld news america." tensions flare in the middle east as israel and palestinian militants exchanged rocket fire. bp pays a record fine and plead guilty to criminal charges. more than two years after a massive oil spill at daily inched the u.s. coast. --deluged the u.s. coast. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. there are real concerns that the conflict between palestinian militants in gaza and israel could spark a wider conflict in the region. air raid fire sounded in the israeli city of tel aviv as rockets were fired towards it. t
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